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Thailand – Sugar output to drop in 2014/15 following drought [Registered]

Sugar production in Thailand will decline from a record this season after according to the country’s millers’ group. Output may total 10-11 mln tonnes from a cane crush of 98-103 mln tonnes, Sirivuthi Siamphakdee, a spokesman for Thai Sugar Millers Corp (that represents 51 mills nationwide), told Bloomberg. Sugar production was a record 11.3 mln tonnes from 103.7 mln tonnes of cane in 2013/14, according to Office of the Cane & Sugar Board data. Rainfall this year has been lower than normal, reducing cane output from an earlier forecast of 110 mln tonnes. If the upcoming winter lasts long enough,…

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